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70 Years Ago

Week of Friday, April 27, 1951

Orion Samuelson, Ontario, is one of five top-notch Wisconsin FFA, speaking contest winners who will be attending an award trip to Chicago.

Howard Schell started work Saturday night a the new village marshal on night duty, succeeding E. R. (Bud) Bauman.

60 Years Ago

Week of Friday, April 28, 1961

Plans have been made for a post-prom party to be held at the Legion hall after the Junior Prom Friday. The hours are from 1-4 a.m.

Milwaukee Braves baseball games are on WCOW AM and FM again this year for the ninth consecutive year.

50 Years Ago

Week of Thursday, April 29, 1971

Kenneth Olson was elected commander of Cashton VFW 8584. La Vern (Tuba) Dickman was elected as vice commander.

Jim Ingham went three for four, scored two runs and drove in two more as the Eagles top Weston 10-6. Paul Hundt, Leo Einer, and Greg Zitzmann all had two hits.

40 Years Ago

Week of Wednesday, April 29, 1981

Badger Staters LeeAnn Lusk, Jody Larson, Ellen Felton, Chris Torkelson, Mike Hauser and Kris Kirchner will be representing Cashton at the annual Badger State Boys and Girls program.

The next phase of providing Monroe County Telephone Company customers one-party service is underway as 221 miles of cable is being installed.

30 Years Ago

Week of Wednesday, May 1, 1991

Local members of the 44th General Hospital unit are expected to be home this week after serving in Operation Desert


Nick Butzler pitched a solid five innings, allowing just one run and Todd Schroeder drove in two runs as the Eagles won their third straight with a 7-1 win over Bangor.

20 Years Ago

Week of Wednesday, April 25, 2001

Around 80 children participated in the Easter Egg Hunt, hosted by the Cashton Girl Scouts at the elementary school playground.

Town of Portland residents voted in favor of giving the town board approval for the purchase of a new town hall.

10 Years Ago

Week of Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Scenic Bluffs Health Center announces the addition of Elizabeth Bade, MD, a family practice physician, to their expanding medical staff.

Results of a recent survey shows parents of graduating students are “overwhelmingly” in favor of keeping graduation on Memorial Day weekend.


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